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Monsoon Bar & Restaurant

46 Cron St. | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
+64 3-752 0101
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (72 reviews)
“lamb shank” (25 reviews)
“salmon” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, International, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
46 Cron St. | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here while staying at the forest retreat. Drinks were a good price and I had the need burger that was yummy. Good came out quickly and was yummy. Good for a easy bite to eat nothing fancy but nice.

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just up from our accommodation we found Monsoon. A generous cheese and meat platter with garlic bread and a side of wedges with sour cream and chilli was just what we needed. We admired the patience of the staff with some demanding customers. Well done...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a break from cooking in a campervan we decided to eat here. Initially it looked a little pricey but it is definitely value for money. Food portions are big! We had the garlic bread which was so tasty..followed by chorizo and prawn pizza. Nice...More

Thank c2288
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a drink vefore we went to hot pools and liked it so much we went back for dinner later on. Fab food best sausage and mash I've had in a long time. Good value and selection. Really cosy feel. Definelty reccomend...More

Thank Em1202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection on the menu and great prices. Open late which is helpful for those who like to sight see beyond 7pm.

Thank OutlawzDR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here twice and both meals were great. Before 6 they do two for one pizzas if you buy two drinks and the pizzas are big. We took nearly a whole one home for breakfast. They also serve $6 or 7 cocktails in...More

Thank spage89
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome bite to eat in the evening. Pulled pork burger absolutely to die for and my wife thoroughly enjoyed her salmon and roast potatoes. Well recommended for visitors.

Thank Damon O
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Had the bangers and mash, my wife the chicken tortilla. Both were great, hot n tasty. Service was quick and attentive without being intrusive. Dessert of Cremé Brûlée and Sticky Date we’re also very nice. Could imagine this place getting pretty busy and raucous later...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Walking into this place you get why it's the place to go it's busy and the atmosphere is great. Ordered the Asian pork belly to start and the monsoon bacon burger both pictured they where both really good have to say. The burger only comes...More

1  Thank Shayne250978
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Just fantastic service and food. Really tasty and great environment topped off by friendly service. Well worth the walk

1  Thank Chris C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Cron St. | Franz Josef Glacier, Franz Josef, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) 7856, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)  >  Franz Josef
  • Phone Number: +64 3-752 0101
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Monsoon bar and restaurant will quite possibly be your favourite bar in NZ, with roaring fires & regular DJ's. We carry a large range of New Zealands finest beers and wines. The Monsoon restaurant will satisfy your hunger whatever your budget with all you can eat pizza nights, backpacker meal deals and a specially created ala carte menu specially designed by our head chef Ronald Lacanilao who has created a menu of mouth watering local delicacies to treat you after a hard day glacier exploring. Monsoon: it rains... we pour...
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